The World Bank Internship 2019-2020 seeks candidates interested in a highly diversified work environment conducive to the development of their skills. The WB internship program is a great opportunity for those interested in building a career in the institution and is organized into two seasons: World Bank Summer Internship and World Bank Winter Internship. The number of selected applicants varies annually according to the Bank’s needs and the available budget; however, generally around 150-200 interns are given the chance to work in this important organization.
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The eBook is divided into 9 (nine) chapters and one attachment, and contains more than 130 pages. The Chapter 7 (Curriculum Vitae) assists candidates to construct a quality curriculum vitae (CV), which is essential to reinforce their chances of success in this competitive selection process and for them to stand out from the others. In this chapter, subjects such as the content and structure of an effective CV, visual aspects and common mistakes will be covered and various tips provided. A sample CV of a candidate who was successful in the World Bank Internship Program is also included. The Chapter 8 assists candidates in the process of writing an effective Statement of Interest for the World Bank Internship Program. Writing an effective Statement of Interest is a major challenge, since attention should be paid to its content, the vocabulary, the correct use of written language, its structure and organizing ideas. Additionally, this chapter also provides samples of Statements of Interest from candidates who were successful in the selection process.
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